TALES OF YOUR TAILS: Youth Writing Contest

As a part of the 2021 Summer Reading Program, Trails Regional Library is hosting a writing contest that incorporates the summer animal theme “Tales and Tails.” The program will have two rounds for entries. Winners will have their writings and illustrations featured on our local PBS-KMOS station and the library website. AGES 0-17 PROGRAM DESCRIPTION […]

Salem Witch Trials Courtroom

Salem Witch Hysteria Anniversary March 1, 1692

The infamous Salem witch trials began during the spring of 1692, after a group of young girls in Salem Village, Massachusetts, claimed to be possessed by the devil and accused several local women of witchcraft. As a wave of hysteria spread throughout colonial Massachusetts, a special court convened in Salem to hear the cases… In […]

Browsing Appointments Start March 1

Trails Regional Library will begin the next phase of its reopening plan on Monday, March 1. Library services will include appointments for in-branch browsing and technology usage as well as curbside material pickup.  For the health and safety of our patrons and staff, we are following guidelines and precautions which meet or exceed health department […]

Feb. 17 All Branches Delayed Opening Due to Inclement Weather

Trails Regional Library branches will delay opening until 12:00pm on Wednesday, February 17 due to inclement weather. All branches will close at their regular time. To alter your Curbside or Technology Appointments, please complete our form or call your local branch after 12pm to reschedule. We apologize for the inconvenience. Stay safe!

All Branches Closed Feb. 16 Due to Inclement Weather

Due to inclement weather, all branches of Trails Regional Library will remain closed on Tuesday, February 16. To alter your Curbside or Technology Appointments, please complete our form or call your local branch to reschedule when the library re-opens. We apologize for the inconvenience. Stay safe!

Feb. 12 Early Closure

Due to expected dangerous temperatures, all branches of Trails Regional Library will close early on Friday, February 12 at 3:00pm. To alter your Curbside or Technology Appointments, please complete our form or call your local branch to reschedule. We apologize for the inconvenience. Stay safe!

Feb. 10 Delayed Open Due To Inclement Weather

Trails Regional Library branches will delay opening until 12:00pm today and close at 5:00pm due to inclement weather. To alter your Curbside or Technology Appointments, please complete our form or call your local branch after 12pm to reschedule. We apologize for the inconvenience. Stay safe!

Feb. 9 Delayed Open Due To Inclement Weather

Trails Regional Library branches will delay opening until 12:00pm today and close at 5:00pm due to inclement weather. The Corder and Waverly Branches will remain closed as normal. To alter your Curbside or Technology Appointments, please complete our form or call your local branch after 12pm to reschedule. We apologize for the inconvenience. Stay stafe!

Updated Quarantine Procedures

February 9, 2021 Trails Regional Library is altering its material quarantine procedures to better reflect data surrounding COVID-19 transmission. Effective immediately, all returned materials will be quarantined for 2 days instead of 4. Patrons can continue to place holds online or over the phone and arrange Curbside pick up at any of our branch locations. […]

Library Partners with WILS to Provide Tech Access

Trails Regional Library and West-Central Independent Living Solutions (WILS) are excited to announce a partnership to bring technology access and assistance to residents of Johnson and Lafayette Counties through a mobile outreach initiative. To meet the increasing demand for internet and internet-capable devices to connect to virtual programs, telehealth, and community support, Trails Regional Library […]